Designing for Windows 8


Taking inspirational cues from Bauhaus design, International Typographic Style, and cinematography, the Windows 8 UI design style brings an application to life while presenting content clearly and beautifully. In this session, you will be introduced to the principles behind this design style and learn how to effectively apply these principles in your applications.

Brent Schooley

Brent is a Developer Evangelist for Twilio serving the Philadelphia area as well as the online video community. He is a software developer who has been working with Microsoft technologies since 2004. His interests include client and mobile application development and user experience design with a recent emphasis on cross-platform mobile applications and client-side JavaScript frameworks. He spends most of his work days creating engaging and informative video content for Twilio’s YouTube and Twitch channels. Other platforms he has worked with include WPF, Silverlight, Windows Forms, Windows Phone, and Windows 8. Brent is the author of Designing for Windows 8, a Windows 8 design primer from Apress. He is a Microsoft MVP in Visual Studio and Developer Technologies.